Walt Disney Sued for Alleged Religious Discrimination

June 18, 2008

A class action religious discrimination lawsuit against Walt Disney World Company, also known as Disney? Oh the infamous "Disney look" that I've always heard about over the years from various friends is finally coming back to bite its own butt. The Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund (SALDEF) will be filing this lawsuit on behalf of Sukhbir Singh Channa and the Sikh American community.

"The Walt Disney World Company is widely regarded as the iconic American company," said SALDEF Southeast Regional Director Navtej Singh Khalsa. "It is shameful for Disney to claim that a person doesn't have the 'Disney Look' because it implies that Sikhs are not sufficiently American."
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Lisa Lee


Lisa Lee works in User Operations at Facebook, and has more than five years of nonprofit experience in marketing and communications for multicultural arts and cultural organizations.